Terms & Conditions

IMPORTANT – READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THIS WEB SITE IF, AT ANY TIME YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS.

Sigma Alumni Corporation of the Sigma Chapter of Phi Kappa Sigma, its subsidiaries and affiliates companies (“Sigma Alumni Corporation”) operates this website (“Website”) as a service to its customers, employees, suppliers, community neighbors and others subject to these terms and all modifications thereto. By entering and/or using this website, you, the user, are deemed to have agreed to comply with and be bound to the following terms and conditions (“Terms”). If you are not willing to abide by the Terms, do not use this website. Sigma Alumni Corporation reserves the right to modify the Terms at any time, and without actual notice to you. You should check the Terms periodically for changes. All such changes to the Terms will appear on this website. By entering and/or using this website following any modifications to the Terms, you agree to be bound by any such modifications to the Terms. Sigma Alumni Corporation reserves the right to expel users and prevent their further access to this website in its sole discretion without notice.

Intellectual Property Rights

The contents of this website, including but not limited to text, graphics, images and other content are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property right laws. The names, marks and logos appearing in this website are, unless otherwise noted, trademarks owned by or licensed to Sigma Alumni Corporation. The use of these marks, except as provided in these Terms is prohibited. From time to time, Sigma Alumni Corporation makes fair use in this website of trademarks owned and used by third parties. Any such marks are clearly noted, and Sigma Alumni Corporation makes no claim to ownership of those marks. Examples of marks of third parties appearing on this website which Sigma Alumni Corporation is not affiliated with and make no claim to these marks include but not limited to the following marks:

You are prohibited from using this website to infringe on any person’s copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property rights. Sigma Alumni Corporation may terminate your right to access the website if it believes you are using this website in a manner that infringes the copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property rights of another. Except as otherwise provided in these Terms, you may not download or save a copy of the contents of this website or any portion thereof, for any purpose. Subject to copyright notice and the trademark use/link limitations contained in these Terms, you may, however, print a copy of individual screens appearing as part of the website solely for your personal, non-commercial, or non-profit educational use or records, provided that any marks, logos, copyright notices or other legends that appear on the copied screens remain on, and are not removed from the printed or stored images of any such screens. Use of the contents of the website on any other website or in a networked environment is prohibited. Other than as specifically set out in this paragraph you may not copy (whether by printing off onto paper, storing on disk, placing on another site, downloading in any other way), distribute, broadcast, alter or tamper with in any way any portion of this Site. You may not sell or modify the contents of this website or reproduce, display, or distribute it for any public purpose.

The designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement under Title II of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is the Sigma Alumni Corporation Webmaster.

Security

You are prohibited from violating, or attempting to violate, the security of this website. Any such violations may result in criminal and civil liabilities to you. Sigma Alumni Corporation will investigate any alleged violations, and, if a criminal violation is suspected, it will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in their investigations. Violations of the security of this website include, without limitation, the following:

  • Logging into or attempting to log into a server or account that you are not authorized to access;
  • Accessing data or taking any action to obtain services not intended for you or your use;
  • Attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system, subsystem or network;
  • Tampering, hacking, modifying or otherwise corrupting or breaching security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
  • Transmitting material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines or engines with the intent or effect of damaging, destroying, disrupting or otherwise impairing a computer’s functionality or the operation of this website;
  • Interfering with, intercepting or expropriating any system, data or information; or
  • Interfering with service to any user, host, or network including, without limitation, by means of overloading, “flooding,” “mail bombing,” or “crashing” any computer system.

You are also prohibited from:

  • Spamming or similar actions such as transmitting the same or similar unsolicited e-mail messages, bulk commercial advertising, or chain letters to one or more e-mail groups (which are two or more e-mail addresses aggregated as a single e-mail addressee);
  • Posting an e-mail, or otherwise transmit or use the website in furtherance of any unlawful, harmful, harassing, defamatory, threatening, vulgar, sexually explicit, hateful or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, any material that exploits children or is invasive of another person’s privacy or other rights, or any material that Sigma Alumni Corporation in its sole discretion does not wish posted or transmitted on the website;
  • Continue to send e-mail to a recipient who has indicated that he/she does not wish to receive a communication from you;
  • Engage in and/or encourage conduct that would violate any applicable law or regulation or give rise to civil liability;
  • Impersonate any individual or entity, falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your identity or affiliation in any way, or forge, delete or alter any part of TCP/IP packet header information in any e-mail or other posting; Engage in deceptive online marketing; or
  • Assist or permit any persons in engaging in any of the activities described above; or
  • You may not link to this site without prior written permission from Sigma Alumni Corporation.

You are responsible for any material you place on or transmit to or through this website. You agree, represent and warrant that any information you post to or transmit through this website is truthful, accurate, not misleading and offered in good faith, and that you have the right to post or transmit such information. Such information (including without limitation, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or any other materials whatsoever), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is your sole responsibility. Therefore, do not do any of the following things: transmit to us material that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post it; send material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner; send material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others.

Sigma Alumni Corporation has the right to use, without any payment or accounting to you or others, and concepts, ideas which you (and those on your behalf) transmit to or through this website. By your use of the website you receive no license, express or implied, under any patent rights or trade secret rights now or hereafter, owned, controlled or possessed by Sigma Alumni Corporation. Except as specifically noted above, no right or license is granted to you under any copyright, patent, trademark or other intellectual property law to use, copy, reproduce, retransmit, display or create derivative works from materials, logos and content contained within this website.

Contacting Sigma Alumni Corporation Customer Relations

If you have any questions about the content of this Privacy Statement or the Terms herein, please contact Sigma Alumni Corporation .

Disclaimer of Warranties

SIGMA ALUMNI CORPORTATION DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE WEB SITE AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MATERIAL. IF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE SITE’S MATERIAL RESULTS IN ANY COSTS OR EXPENSES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, SIGMA ALUMNI CORPORTATION SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS OR EXPENSES. THIS WEBSITE AND ITS MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. SIGMA ALUMNI CORPORTATION, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES RIGHTS, AND THE WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ALTHOUGH SIGMA ALUMNI CORPORTATION STRIVES TO PROVIDE THOROUGH AND ACCURATE MATERIALS ON ITS SITE, WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS. Limitation of liability IN NO EVENT SHALL SIGMA ALUMNI CORPORTATION OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE MATERIAL ON THIS WEBSITE OR SITES LINKED TO THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT SIGMA ALUMNI CORPORTATION IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Although Sigma Alumni Corporation strives for accuracy in all elements of the website, it may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Sigma Alumni Corporation makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the material on this website or about the results to be obtained from using the website. You use this website and its contents at your own risk.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend Sigma Alumni Corporation as well as Sigma Alumni Corporation officers, directors employees, and agents from and against any and all losses, claims, damages, demand, cause of action, debt, loss or liability, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and accounting fees, that Sigma Alumni Corporation may become obligated to pay arising or resulting from your use of the website and contents therein or your breach of these Terms. Sigma Alumni Corporation further reserves the right to assume or participate, at your expense, in the investigation, settlement and defense of any such action or claim.

User’s Remedy

If you are dissatisfied with any portion of this website or with any of these Terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this website.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

By accessing or visiting this website, you expressly agree that the laws of Texas, excluding its conflict of laws principles, shall govern these Terms. You further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of Texas in connection with any such dispute and including any claim involving Sigma Alumni Corporation or its telecommunication providers and content providers. If federal jurisdiction exists over any action, suit or proceeding arising out of or in any way connected with any claim involving Sigma Alumni Corporation, you agree that the United States District Court for the District of Texas has exclusive jurisdiction. When federal jurisdiction does not exist over that action, suit or proceeding, you and Sigma Alumni Corporation designate the Circuit Court for the County of Harris, Texas, for the exclusive resolution of that dispute and submit to the jurisdiction of that court.

If any provision is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. Except as expressly provided elsewhere in our website, these Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between the visitor and Sigma Alumni Corporation with respect to your use of this website.

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